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TB PCR on Paraffin Sections

Alternative Names:Mycobacterium Tuberculosis PCR - Paraffin Section
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:Microbiology Sendaway
Specimen Types:Tissue
Container Types:
Paraffin Section
Sterile Container
Collection & Request Instructions:

Contamination free sectioning (use gloves and DNA zap) is required. Collect sections into a clean PCR tube. Tubes must be labelled with patient ID. Tubes must be placed into a zip-locked specimen bag along with paperwork with full patient identification and test request.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Weekdays
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
Additional Notes:

Resulting performed by Microbiology.